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Court stage

Prosecuting health and safety cases.

The Court Stage section provides guidance on a broad range of legal rules and procedures related to the court process. Included is guidance on evidence, sentencing and appeals.

Court proceedings should only be commenced after applying internal guidance, including the Enforcement Policy Statement, and the Code for Crown Prosecutors.

Updated 2012-11-15